health care

Hyderabad: Gandhi doctors perform first cochlear surgery on Siddipet girl

The first cochlear implant surgery under Aarogyasri Health Care scheme was performed on Monday by Gandhi Hospital doctors here.

published on : 23rd August 2022

Biden signs Democrats' landmark climate and health care legislation

The 79-year-old president aims to restore his own standing with voters as he contemplates a reelection bid.

published on : 17th August 2022

Courier firm penalised for damaging lifesaving drugs

The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission-III, Hyderabad, has penalised a courier company for causing damage to lifesaving medical supplies during transit.

published on : 1st August 2022

Diarrhoea cases cross 1,200-mark in Karaikal, lens on water supply sources

The health department suggested the replacement of water supply lines running close to the drains in slum areas. They may be damaged, making them susceptible to the sewage in the drains next to them.

published on : 30th June 2022

Online referral module to start from June 1 

Till now, the manual referrals were issued in a prescribed pre-printed format that ate into the time of the doctors and Suvarna Arogya Medical Coordinators (SAMCO).

published on : 2nd May 2022

After doli incident, Gurumalai gets makeshift primary healthcare centre

This comes after a tribal woman from the hamlet was carried on a doli to the hospital on Monday as the place lacks road connectivity. 

published on : 21st April 2022

Delivering comprehensive primary healthcare

Rather than such a static come-to-me model, health services need to reach households. Our frontline workers are capable of doing that with adequate training and support.

published on : 16th April 2022

Omicron Surge: 5 to 10 percent of active cases needed hospitalisation so far, the situation may change rapidly: Centre

The rise, it appears, is being driven by "Omicron" and the continued presence of "Delta." In this context, augmenting human resources, particularly Health Care Workers assumes importance.

published on : 10th January 2022

Rahul Gandhi explores UK's affordable healthcare model to prepare blueprint for India

Gandhi, in conjunction with the Indian Overseas Congress UK, initiated the work of this broad-based working group during his ongoing two-day visit to London.

published on : 25th August 2018

National Health Protection scheme: Will centre’s insurance plan add value to Tamil Nadu’s?

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced that the National Health Protection scheme will be the world’s largest government funded health care programme providing a health insurance cover.

published on : 2nd February 2018

Budget 2018: World's largest government-funded health care programme to benefit 10 crore families

The National Health Protection Scheme, announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget for 2018-19, will cover approximately 50 crore people.

published on : 1st February 2018

Healers of Health Divide

Fifteen boat clinics on the Brahmaputra take quality healthcare to the isolated island population in 13 districts of Assam.

published on : 6th January 2018

Trump vows 'great' plan to replace Obamacare

President Donald Trump declared that Obamacare will fall apart and vowed to develop a "great" new health care plan for Americans to take its place.

published on : 25th March 2017

First House health care votes near, Republican dissenters persist

After seven years of saber-rattling, Republicans seem set to start muscling legislation through Congress reshaping the country's health care system.

published on : 4th March 2017

Trump to issue broad call for action on economy, health care

President Donald Trump will issue a broad call for overhauling the nation's health care system and revving up the U.S. economy.

published on : 1st March 2017